Bankside Benches

For a book & a brew


Shakespeare’s Bronze Beard, Park Street

Shakespeare’s Bronze Beard, Park St - buff his brow, stroke his goatee, sit on the one-seat wall and Macbeth will rock up

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Air Benches, dotted around Borough Market & beyond

Read dystopian fiction, while the box beneath you cleans the air above you

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Open Air Sitting Room, Redcross Gardens

Thank National Trust co-founder Octavia Hill for this oasis of clam and the outdoor BYO library

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Lord Clyde 8 Seater Sofa

Grab a Guinness, some printed matter and enjoy life the way it used to be

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Pink Triangle Chaise Longue

Read to a stranger, or be read to by a lover, in the full gaze of people buying paint

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Leg Dangling, over the river

Wash away rush hour by taking ten to sit and read anything but your phone

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Bagels with the Bees, Holland Street

Grab a Gail’s bagel or cake and perch on rubber benches beneath the birds and bees

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